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How Many Bees in a Hive

A hive can contain up to 70,000 bees in midsummer. There will be 1 queen, 250 drones, 20,000 female foragers, 30,000 female house-bees, 5,000 to 7,000 eggs, 7,000-11,000 larvae being fed, 16,000 to 24,000 larvae developing into adults in sealed cells.

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5th November 2015 - Sidcup Beekeepers Lecture with Jennifer Berry

Sidcup Beekeepers are extremely fortunate to have secured Jennifer Berry, Manager and Research Director of the Honey Bee Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia, USA to give us a lecture on Thursday 5 November 2015 in Orpington.

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